People of Long Now

Danielle Engelman

Director of Programs


As Director of Programs for The Long Now Foundation, Danielle Engelman produces the monthly Seminars About Long-term Thinking series as well as Long Now's other public programs and events such as Brian Eno's 77 Million Paintings, Jem Finer's Longplayer; 1,000 years in 3 simultaneous acts and The Mechanicrawl.

Danielle developed Long Now’s membership program which was launched in 02006 and now includes 4500 members in more than forty countries. She continues to oversee the program and also edits the Quarterly News for Long Now members.

Prior to Long Now, Danielle was Project Manager for the installation of San Francisco’s beloved site-specific sculpture Defenestration by artist Brian Goggin. She has worked with the Burning Man Project, the SF Fringe Festival, and numerous other arts organizations in the Bay Area. She co-created and co-produced the long-running living artist series The Tentacle Sessions with Laughing Squid.

A lifelong resident of the San Francisco-Bay Area, Danielle studied Ancient Near Eastern Art and Architecture at U.C. Berkeley, is a trained jeweler and metal-worker, and worked as a teacher and school administrator in Montessori education. She continues to sit on the board of an educational non-profit.

Tre Balchowsky

Interval Producer

Kurt Bollacker

Digital Research Director

Shannon Breen

Assistant Video Editor

Nicholas Paul Brysiewicz

Director of Strategy

Ty Caudle

Beverage Director for The Interval

Casey Cripe

Member Program Associate

KC Crowell

Operations Associate

Danielle Engelman

Director of Programs

Ahmed Kabil


Jacob Kuppermann

Social Media Manager

Dan Linder

Technical Lead

Michael McElligott

Interval Producer (01970 - 02020)

Justin Oliphant

Video Director and Editor

Forrest Pound

Video Director and Editor

Alexander Rose

Executive Director & Secretary of the Board

Andrew Warner

Product Manager & Producer

Laura Welcher

Director of Operations and The Long Now Library

Juliann Witt

Member Program Coordinator

Deborah Yoon Zacharias

Development Associate